Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.21
Liaison Imad Alsyouf
Submission Date May 9, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Sharjah
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.60 / 1.00
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Does the institution have a bicycle-sharing program or participate in a local bicycle-sharing program?:
No

A brief description of the bicycle sharing program:
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Does the institution participate in a car sharing program?:
No

A brief description of the car sharing program:

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Does the institution offer preferential parking or other incentives for fuel efficient vehicles?:
No

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:
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Does the institution have one or more Level 2 or Level 3 electric vehicle recharging stations that are accessible to student and employee commuters?:
Yes

A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:

As part of the sustainability initiative to support electric vehicles Solar PV systems (1.5 kW) – Golf Cart Charging Unites were installed on the campus for students, faculty, and staff.
Also, an electric charging station for an electric vehicle is almost ready and will be available in 2021


Does the institution have incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus:

Faculty are provided with housing on campus


Does the institution have other programs or initiatives to encourage more sustainable modes of transportation and/or reduce the impact of student and employee commuting?:
Yes

A brief description of other programs or initiatives to encourage more sustainable modes of transportation and/or reduce the impact of student and employee commuting:

University of Sharjah’s students and staff are served by two free (no cost) bus services: (1) Sharjah University City bus, which transports students and staff to campus from designated stops throughout the City of Sharjah; and (2) University of Sharjah’s shuttle service, which transport students and staff between the various buildings and campuses inside the University of Sharjah.
Also, we have the following sustainable transportation initiatives:
1. Initiative to launch e-bike and e-scooter rental program at the campus
2. Free shuttle inside the campus as well as free bus service from the city
3. Study to build a park-and-ride facility


Website URL where information about the institution’s support for sustainable transportation is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

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